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George Mason University President Angel Cabrera, left, and Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, right. Jessica Wollmann, Big South Attacking Player of the Week and Lexi Dean, Big South Freshman of the Week. Nana Takyi Kum.
  Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University and Radford University announce partnership   Wollmann, Dean earn Big South weekly honors   "I am a product of Radford University's IT program," Nana Takyi Kum '09  

Campus Events

Oct. 28 Trunk or Treat
Lot JJ, 5-8 p.m.
Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony
Hurlburt Auditorium, 10-11 a.m.

On Campus

OURS presentations.OURS reception celebrates faculty-student research
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship hosted the inaugural event on Oct. 20. Read more

Fall Career Fair.Fall Career Fair gives students, alumni networking opportunity
The Fall Career and Internship Fair attracted hundreds of students, who explored potential job and internship opportunities while networking with professionals. Read more

at the majors and minors fair.Students explore academic offerings at the Majors and Minors Fair
Representatives from the schools and departments around campus gathered on Oct. 10 to showcase their programs for all Radford University students. Read more

Economics is everywhere
Andrew Young, the director of graduate students and a research fellow at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University, will speak about "The Medieval Constitution of Liberty" on Nov. 1 in Kyle Hall 340. Read more

VAHPERD participants.Physical educators break a sweat at VAHPERD workshop
Health and physical education professionals from regional K-12 schools and a group of Radford University physical and health education teaching majors recently participated in the VAHPERD workshop on campus. Read more

Officer Miller and Max.Miller and Max to the rescue
For the past two years, Officer Justin Miller has been accompanied by K-9 Max, a 7-year-old German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois mix and an officer with the Radford City Police Department. Read more

Cody Bailey.Graduate student of the month: Cody Bailey
Cody Bailey is working toward his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and will be graduating in the spring of 2018. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYCollege of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Building earns LEED Gold status
The CHBS Building is now the university's fifth LEED Gold building, marking another achievement in the university's sustainability initiatives. Read more

City Happenings
The information in this section is provided as a courtesy from third party websites and does not imply official endorsement by the University.

Oct. 28: Digging into the Past, Radford Public Library, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Oct. 31: Downtown Radford Trick or Treat Trail, 3:30-6:30 p.m.

In Athletics

Oct. 27
Volleyball vs. Presbyterian, 7 p.m.

Oct. 27-29
Women's Tennis at Wofford Fall Invitational (Spartanburg, S.C.), all day

Oct. 28
Men's and Women's Cross Country at Big South Championships (Lynchburg), 10:30 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Gardner-Webb, 4 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Campbell at Big South Tournament (Buies Creek, N.C.), 7 p.m.

Oct. 31
Volleyball at Liberty, 7 p.m.

Nov. 1
Men's Soccer at Liberty, 5 p.m.

Nov. 3
Men's and Women's Cross Country at Hokie Open (Blacksburg), 4:30 p.m.
Men's Basketball vs. West Virginia State (exhibition), 7 p.m.

Nov. 3-5
Men's Tennis at Wake Forest Fall Invitational (Winston-Salem, N.C.), all day
Women's Tennis at Hokie Fall Invitational (Blacksburg), all day

Nov. 4
Volleyball vs. Charleston Southern, 4 p.m.

Nov. 5
Men's Soccer at Big South Quarterfinals, TBA
Women's Basketball vs. Lynchburg (exhibition), 5 p.m.

Nov. 7
Volleyball vs. Campbell, 7 p.m.

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The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Nov. 16 – Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence by Lee Coburn, all-day, Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Through Dec. 3 – Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition, all-day, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

Oct. 27-28 – Speech & Debate, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Hawes Studio Theatre in Porterfield Hall

Oct. 29 – Speech & Debate, 2-4 p.m., Hawes Studio Theatre in Porterfield Hall

Oct. 31 - Nov. 9 – Digital Arts, all-day, Gallery 205

Nov. 7 – Radford University Percussion Ensemble, 7:30-9:30, Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 9-11 – Evening of Ballet, 7:30-9:30, Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 12 – Guest Artist Recital: Martin Jones on Piano, 3-5 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 13 – National Player's Production of Othello, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium in Preston Hall

Nov. 14 – Radford University Guitar Ensemble Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 15 – Radford University Symphonic Band Student Conductor's Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

The News Now

Tamara Wallace.CEHD interim dean named to Virginia Board of Education
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has appointed Tamara Wallace, Radford University's interim dean of the College of Education and Human Development, to the state's Board of Education. Read more

Geospacial Student Daniel Yoon.Virtual reality lab provides innovative learning experience for students, faculty
From the top of Mount Everest to the inside of a human skeleton, Radford University's Virtual Reality Lab can take students, well, virtually anywhere. Read more

Highlanders Fesitival activitiesFamily fun, sun highlight Highlanders Festival
Blue skies and sunshine greeted the musicians, athletes and festival goers who gathered at Bisset Park on Oct. 21 to celebrate the 21st Radford Highlanders Festival. Read more

Regional conference features presentation by Radford COSD faculty
Two faculty from Radford University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders presented at the Southeast University Clinical Education Conference in Athens, Georgia. Read more

DPT students in the mock courtroom.Courtroom exercise highlights DPT's professional responsibilities and risks
By exchanging white coats for courtroom attire, Radford's Doctor of Physical Therapy students explored the legal ramifications of their practice. Read more

Wheelchair costume.Waldron graduate students pitch in to create special costumes
Physical therapy and communication sciences and disorders graduate students helped design, construct and decorate costumes for area children with special needs in the Hallowheels competition. Read more

Alumni News

Western Oregon University has hired Curtis Campbell M.S. '99 as its new athletic director. Campbell previously served as the director of athletics at NCAA Division II institution Tuskegee University in Alabama.

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Alumni Events

Nov. 2: Roanoke Alumni Chapter Meeting
Nov. 13: National Capital Region Alumni Chapter Meeting
Nov. 13: Tidewater Alumni Chapter Meeting
Nov. 14: Raleigh Alumni Chapter Meeting
Nov. 14: Richmond Alumni Chapter Meeting
Nov. 15: Charlotte Alumni Chapter Meeting
Learn more about these upcoming events.

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Mark your calendar for Winter Celebration on Jan. 27! Featured events include the Second Annual Volunteer Summit, the Highlander Social and men's basketball vs. Charleston Southern!

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